CARAVAGGIO
(b. 1571, Caravaggio, d. 1610, Porto Ercole)

The Calling of Saint Matthew (detail)

1599-1600
Oil on canvas
Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome

Matthew brings his hand to his chest, as though to ask if it were he that they wanted.




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